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The Stag’s Head Postcard
An A6 sized postcard featuring the illustration “The Stag’s Head”. It is a portrait of a mystical stag featuring the four elements of nature, namely: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.
20 in stock
This is a listing for one individual postcard. If you would like a set of five postcards please see “The Stag’s Head Postcards, Set of Five”.
This postcard is of the digital painting “The Stag’s Head”. The card has been printed on 300gr card stock and has a high gloss finish on the front side. The back has a clear space for you to write your text and to fill in the address you would like to send it to.
This card also looks great framed as a mini art print. The smaller size is particularly advantageous if you have a smaller size home or lots of art on the walls. I personally live in an apartment and always love it when I can find lovely postcards to frame.
-The postcard/mini print is in portrait format.
-The dimensions of the card are 105 x 149mm (A6)
-Please be aware that this listing is only for one postcard.
-This card is wrapped in cellophane to protect it against moisture during travel.
-The card will be sent in a sturdy card envelope or in a card box if sent with other bulkier items.
-This listing is only for the postcard. Easel and other photo props are not included.
-Sometimes small streaks may be visible on the darker areas of the card when held in a certain way in the light.
Before now, I have always used a red deer for my studio logo. I have become fascinated by the White Stag of Merlin since visiting a small church in the French, Breton Forest of Broceliande which has a stunning mosaic of the Merlin Stag. The local priest decided to incorporate local legends into all the art within the church which I thought was marvellous! Since then I decided to transform my logo into this white stag.
Nestled amongst the antlers of this stag are natural attributes which represent the four elements: earth, air, fire and water. At first I was going to create a dual stag of both my original red deer and the new Merlin’s white hart but as I was sketching it the fire spiralled up all on it’s own and I felt drawn to incorporating the four elements instead. All of the gems of nature I selected are picked for specific reasons but that is quite a bit to type about. Maybe I could write something on them in my future blog.
Take a peek if you can spot all the different elements! Here is a breakdown if you can’t spot them all:
Earth: Oak Leaf, Mistletoe Branch, Poppy Flower and Pixie Parasol Mushrooms (Mycena Interrupta)
Air: The Full Moon and Stars, Peacock Butterflies (open and closed), Bee and Blue Jay Feather
Fire: the central Fire Spiral
Water: Trumpet Shell and New Zealand Paua Shell
Please be aware that actual colours may look different than on your screen display.